Nov 21, 2012 10:00pm PST
'm julie haener. police tell us, thanksgiving eve is one of the biggest party nights of the year. some refer to it as blackout wednesday. some officials say it is second only to new years for drunk driving violations. leave in petaluma, he found college students getting together for cocktails, and police getting together for a busy night. >> reporter: you can see behind me on this blackout wednesday, people are already out having a good time. we have a long ways to go. police are just hoping people don't party too much. >> these college age women are home for thanksgiving and are catching out over a drink called a swamp water. >> just back in town and hanging out. >> just a good feeling to come home. petaluma is a good town to come home to. >> the bars are just packed. i don't know why everyone wants to drink so much a night before eating a bunch of turkey. >> reporter: sometimes, the celebrations go too far. this was the scene two years ago. >> we had problems with bars overserving. young people, fights. you know, dui's. >> reporter: extra officers will be on the street tonight. polic
Nov 17, 2012 10:00pm PST
have live team coverage for you tonight. mark has been tracking this latest sim em all day for us but we first go to jade hernandez live in castro valley. >> reporter: it has been raining steadily for quite sometime. minutes ago there was a downpour and it tapered off. we are along stanton avenue and you can see traffic [ inaudible ]. we are been driving all over. why don't you take a look at this. we've been finding pockets of rain coming down pretty hard. [ inaudible ] >> this weather is real slow. >> it can't be real bad. you can come over here and watch the rain and hang out the fellas and get your hair cut. it is all good. >> these are pictures that we took earlier in the day in a soggy san rafael as you can see here. we'll have much more on this rainy weather when we check in with our meteorologist mark. >>> despite the rainy weather, holiday travel and people flying in and out of airports are experiencing minor delays. oakland and san jose have gate holds or arrival delays of 15 minutes or less and san francisco is also running smoothly tonight but about 10% of flights have
Nov 22, 2012 10:00pm PST
three hours earlier this year. at toys are us, there were deals at 8:00 p.m. >> we like the toys and markers and stuff like that. >> there is a train set we want for my kids. >> thanksgiving day is becoming a bargain hunter's holiday, sears opened its doors, people in oakland lining up at 4:30 to get fifty inch televisions for $300. in dublin there were lines and people hoping to get laptops for $180 and that is men recognized each other from last year. >> we said we will set up our tents and try to get deals. >> we have coffee and tea and everything. >> according to the national retail federation, stores depend on holiday sales for 25 to 40% of their annual revenue. spending is expected to be up 4.1% this year and some shoppers say they like the convenience of the longer hours. >> it adds an extra day and it helps out. >> i think i like to it have it on thanksgiving so now i can plan more. after this i need to go to the other malls and then tomorrow i need to plan for costco. >>> target and many other stores are staying open tonight through friday evening and judging by how full
Nov 15, 2012 10:00pm PST
as well as community activists. the message stop the war in gaza and end u.s. support of israel. >> i'm here because i've seen this too many times before with israel the aggressor against the palestinian people. >> i think there's been a false demonstration that israel is retaliating. in fact, already there are far more palestinian casuals than there are israeli. >> reporter: proisrael groups staged a counter protest. >> i am here because i was in israel in 2009 when the rockets first hit. and then it was really, really horrible. >> the jewish community does not want to see this escalate into a full out war but israel has a right to defend its citizens. >> reporter: the san francisco police department had a lot of extra barricades on hand as well as nearly 20 officers on scene just in case. the protest lasted about 90 minutes during the evening rush hour and ended with no injuries and no arrests. in san francisco, cara liu, channel 2 news. >>> a veteran correspondent who is in the middle east says it feels like war. bombs sounded like thunder in gaza city tonight. israel has launched
Nov 20, 2012 10:00pm PST
at this hour. and the highway patrol tells us again that every time it rains, slow down. live in novato, ken wayne. >>> moisture has been pushing on shore all day. but the dynamics are just now arriving. you saw ken wayne in the frontal system. the main dynamics, the main rain but it's heading out. first thing we point out is all the moisture. it's been wet all day. the dynamics are now just reaching the bay. you see some of the heaviest rain near millvalely. i got reports of heavy rainfall, maybe a quarter inch an hour rainfall out toward san rafael as well as out toward richmond. check out san francisco in the outer richmond, the outer sunset. the rain is falling out toward the loan mountain. you have rain out toward daily city and the bay view district and showers now down toward shark park in pacifica and san francisco airport. drop across the bay over toward emeryville up in broadway terrace. you have showers up in orinda as well. these showers now are starting to increase and they will continue to increase as we go through the next hour so as this system starts to work its way south.
Nov 16, 2012 10:00pm PST
rasmussen and he tells us getting around requires a lot of patience, eric. >> reporter: it certainly did tonight. julie right now we're down to just the slightest mist but the rain was coming down at a good clip. actually talked to some people who said they tried to wait out the run and the rain in the afternoon commute. but when they got on the roads tonight they still got stuck in some heavy traffic. wet roads and rattled nerves had some drivers waiting an hour or more just to get across the bay bridge from san francisco to oakland. >> how's your commute going tonight? >> sucks. >> it's not a good commute. >> reporter: drivers in the east bay shared that frustration. chopper2 captured this massive back up on 580 near liver mother this afternoon even after crews cleared a big rig crash on the highway. parts of the north bay saw some of the heaviest rain tonight but it did not stop natalie from walking her two husky, max and burne. >> there's a story about the two mischievous boys. >> reporter: and they're out in the rain. >> dragging me as usual. where i live over here it floods a bit.
Nov 18, 2012 11:30pm PST
will not forget that. >> reporter: this is their grandson's memorial. bill showed us what he wears around his neck. his youth unmistakable. one year ago today josh learned a roadside bomb ended tonight. tonight people gathered in front of veteran's memorial hall. they remembered the marine's life and how he changed theirs. >> ♪ >> reporter: with a hand over her heart and eyed crossed, denise remembers the loss of others. >> the lives lost in this community are priceless. >> we weren't sure if we wanted to have something because we didn't know that the day would bring us as far as emotions but more and more people were asking and it seemed like they wanted to come together. >> reporter: remembers their son in such a public way helps the foundation started in honor of josh's death. as the group grows the support hasn't waiverred. >> the response in the town was amazed and it hasn't waiverred a built. >> reporter: primo's donated 10% of their proceeds for anyone who came in and mentioned josh's foundation. >>> the service at evergreen cemetery recalled america's worse mass suicide. coleader jones a
Nov 19, 2012 10:00pm PST
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